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The Rice Family Foundation to Support Local Area Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit PRO

The Rice Family Foundation supports eligible local area nonprofit organizations that dedicate their time, efforts, and resources to foster a better community. The deadline for consideration of 2023 grant funds is July 31, 2023.

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Walmart Teams Up with Customers to Give Away $5M in Local Communities

NonProfit PRO

Walmart announced the launch of a new giving campaign as part of its Spark Good initiative, supporting local organizations across the country with up to $5 million going to nonprofits this holiday season.

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MIP Fund Accounting Research Study Finds Nonprofits, Educators, and Local Governments have Optimistic Staffing and Revenue Outlooks

NonProfit PRO

MIP Fund Accounting (MIP), a nonprofit cloud-based, SaaS fund accounting software offering from Community Brands, recently released findings of its research study, 2023 Trends and Insights into the State of Nonprofits, Schools, and Local Government.

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A $500 Million Pledge to Support Local News

Non Profit Quarterly

Image credit: Jon Tyson on Unsplash The decades-long decimation of local news—and the dangers that the trend poses for public oversight, an informed citizenry, and democracy itself—remains very much underway. Since 2005, some 2,200 local newspapers have closed, according to a press release by the MacArthur Foundation.

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Foundations step up funding to bolster trust in local news 

Candid

news organizations, specifically local news outlets, have been rapidly dwindling. The COVID-19 pandemic brought more challenges for the industry, as demand for local news grew but revenue and outlets shrank. MacArthur, and William and Flora Hewlett Foundations have recognized the importance of a vibrant local news ecosystem.

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[Breaking News] An Extraordinary Funding Opportunity For Nonprofits To Preserve Local Journalism

Bloomerang

Nonprofits focused on the preservation of local journalism are being called to step up, and many of the country’s largest private foundations have announced $500 million in funding over five years to support them, an extraordinary initiative called Press Forward. What’s the problem? Press Forward seeks to stop and reverse that trend.

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Kubota to Award a Total of $600,000 in Grants to 20 Local Communities

NonProfit PRO

Kubota Hometown Proud grant program is back for its fourth year and will award 20 grants across the country, totaling $600,000.

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